I too found the trigger to "pinch" my finger tip at first. After breaking it and my finger in, it no longer happens. This is the smallest, lightest and most easily concealed 9mm I have found. I have found with Remington 115gr JHP ammunition it works flawlessly and shoots well. The harsh recoil of an very light, short pistol firing a full powered 9x19 is unavoidable. The only criticism I have is the lack of a slide lock. I like to train with a laser cartridge. The only way to safely put it in the DB9 is to field strip the pistol, insert it and put the pistol back together. Besides that, I love the little gun. It's the S&W J-frame of semi-automatics.